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Mis-drafted LLP agreement leads to successful negligence claim

In Wellesley Partners LLP v Withers LLP [2014] EWHC 556 (Ch), the High Court has upheld a professional negligence claim against law firm Withers in relation to the drafting of a limited liability partnership (LLP) agreement. In 2008, Wellesley Partners LLP, an executive search consultancy in the investment banking sector, asked Withers to draft an… Learn more

NHS Trust signs data protection undertaking after fewer than 40% of staff attended mandatory data protection training

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has signed a written undertaking to the Information Commissioner’s Office, promising to up its game, after the ICO had become aware of a series of faxes that had been sent to the wrong number. In the course of its investigation, the UK’s data protection regulator discovered that… Learn more

NICE consults on Value Based Assessment

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has started its consultation on the factors to take into account in the new Value Based Assessment scheme for valuing medicines. VBA will be introduced for newly authorised medicines later in the year. It will assess pricing based around two factors: Burden Of Illness (BOI) and… Learn more

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